Ricardo Alonso: Overview and new developments in the mathematical theory for the Boltzmann equation with Grad’s cut-off
Marion Campisi: Neighbors of Knots in the Gordian Graph
University of Texas at Austin, November 17-19, 2017
The weekend-long TGTC conference at the Mathematics Department of UT Austin features leading researchers in low-dimensional topology, hyperbolic geometry, geometric group theory, gauge theory and symplectic topology.
Lewis Bowen to receive 2017 Brin Prize
Professor Lewis Bowen will receive the 2017 Brin Prize in Dynamical Systems. The prize is awarded every two years to mathematicians who have made outstanding advances in the field of dynamical systems and are within 14 years of their PhD.
The work of Alexis Vasseur and Cheng Yu will be the topic of a presentation at the Seminaire Bourbaki in IHP, Paris
The S minaire Nicolas Bourbaki (Bourbaki Seminar) is a series of seminars (in fact public lectures with printed notes distributed) that has been held in Paris since 1948. It is one of the major institutions of contemporary mathematics, and a barometer of mathematical achievement, fashion, and reputation. Read More .
James Carter Smith won the Marjorie Morales Award for Excellence in Mathematics Research
James “Carter” Smith, an undergraduate in mathematics, won the Marjorie Morales Award for Excellence in Mathematics Research. He participated the Undergraduate Research Forum 2017 with a project titled “Determining a Number Through its Sum of Divisors.” Carter’s graduate mentor on the project was Alessandro Rezende de Macedo and Dr. Mark Daniels was project advisor.
Invited talks at ICM 2018
Lewis Bowen, Sean Keel, and Alan Reid have been invited to present 45 min talks at the International Congress of Mathematicians 2018 in Rio de Janeiro. We congratulate them for this high distinction.
CWUR ranks “interdisciplinary applications of math” at UT #1 in the world
The Center of World University Rankings (CWUR) has released their new worldwide rankings today. It rates UT Austin globally Rank 1 in Interdisciplinary Applications of Mathematics, and Rank 5 in Applied Mathematics. This is a great distinction for both the Department of Mathematics and ICES.
Taillefumier has been awarded a Sloan Fellowship
The Sloan Foundation today announced that Thibaud Taillefumier has been awarded a 2017 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship. The complete list of recipients is available at
Milicia Cudina to receive John Durbin Teaching Award
Milicia Cudina has been selected to receive the 2017 John Durbin Teaching award. This is a distinguished recognition of Milicia’s service to the Actuarial Program, in particular her development and teaching of M339D and M339W.
Mathematics is Ranked No. 12 in World by U.S. News
U.S. News and World Report ranked UT Mathematics No. 12 in the world. UT Austin is ranked No. 30 in the world in its latest ranking of Best Global Universities.
Engquist receives the 2016 ICCM International Cooperation Award
Bjorn Engquist received the 2016 International Congress of Chinese Mathematicians (ICCM) International Cooperation Award for his significant contributions in nurturing and mentoring a large number of outstanding Chinese mathematicians, and his strong support of the Chinese mathematical community throughout his career.
Rachel Ward received 2016 IMA Prize in Mathematics and its Applications
The IMA Prize in Mathematics and its Applications is awarded annually to a mathematical scientist who is within 10 years of having received his or her Ph.D. degree. The award recognizes an individual who has made a transformative impact on the mathematical sciences and their applications.
Irene Gamba to give SIAM plenary address
Irene has been invited to give a plenary lecture at the annual Joint Mathematics Meeting in Atlanta in January 2017. Irene will deliver the SIAM Invited Address.
Travis was awarded the 2016 Andr Lichnerowicz Prize
Travis Schedler was awarded the 2016 Andr Lichnerowicz Prize in Poisson geometry (shared with Pavel Mnev) at the “International Conference on Poisson Geometry in Mathematics and Physics” conference, held on July 4-8 at ETH Zurich.